Small business owner optimism surged at the end of 2016 when President Donald Trump was elected, according to a survey by the National Federation of Independent Business.
President Barack Obama pushed for a more forceful approach in areas like climate change and renewables, but the Trump administration could undo much of his work.
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A big part of any State of the Union address is the list of policy proposals for Congress. But do those ideas go anywhere? Here's how well recent presidents have done on this measure.
Denver resident Carolyn Reed and Englewood medical student William Elder will be in Washington on Tuesday.
U.S. Sen. Mark Udall, who is locked in a bitter re-election battle with Republican U.S. Rep. Cory Gardner, did not join Obama on stage or at a later fundraiser.
"I'm here for every American who works their tail off," the president told his audience in Denver's Cheesman Park.